Evert Dolman

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Evert Dolmann Road cycling
Evert Dolman (1968)
Evert Dolman (1968)
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Full name Evert Gerardus Dolman
Nickname Eef
Date of birth February 22, 1946
date of death May 12, 1993
nation NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands
discipline Street
End of career 1973
Most important successes
Olympic Summer Games
1964 gold - team time trial
UCI Road World Championships for Amateurs
1966 World Champion - road racing
Last updated: May 10, 2019
Evert Dolman was the first to cross the finish line in the 1966 World Cup race at the Nürburgring

Evert "Eef" Gerardus Dolman (born February 22, 1946 in Rotterdam , † May 12, 1993 in Dordrecht ) was a Dutch cyclist , Olympic champion and world champion in cycling .

Athletic career

At the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964 , Evert Dolman won the gold medal in the team time trial with the Dutch team ( Gerben Karstens , Jan Pieterse and Bart Zoet ) at the age of 18 . At the road world championships in 1966 at the Nürburgring , Evert Dolman was world champion of the amateurs .

In 1964 Dolman, known as "Eef", was the Dutch road champion for amateurs, and in 1968 for professionals. In 1965 he won the Ronde van Noord-Holland and the Tour of Limburg , in 1967 a stage of the Vuelta a España , in 1971 (as the third Dutchman) the Tour of Flanders - five years after his World Cup victory he considered this victory to be one of his greatest triumphs . He took part in the Tour de France four times ; his best overall ranking was 32nd in 1970 .

In 1967 Evert Dolman won the Dutch road championship, but was disqualified in the course of the first doping tests for doping . As a result, he was so criticized in the newspapers that he decided never to dope again. In the following year he competed at the World Road Championships at the Nürburgring with anger in his stomach and won. His competitors said he had never done better.

1973 Evert Dolman ended his cycling career because of chronic pain. He died of Pick's disease at the age of 47 .


  • MaillotHolanda.svg Dutch champion - road race

Grand Tour placements

Grand Tour 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972
Yellow jersey Vuelta a España 54 - 30th DNF 36 -
Maglia Rosa Giro d'Italia - - - - - -
Yellow jersey Tour de France - 56 49 32 - 83
Legend: DNF: did not finish , abandoned or withdrawn from the race due to timeout.


  • Fred van Slogteren: Wielerhelden van Oranje , Nieuwegein 2003, ISBN 90-77072-42-X . Pp. 73-75.

Web links

Commons : Evert Dolman  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Fred van Slogteren: Evert Dolman, de derde Nederlander die de Ronde van Vlaanderen won! In: wielersport.slogblog.nl. Retrieved May 10, 2019 .
  2. Van Slogteren, Wielerhelden van Oranje , p. 75.